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Providence Rotary Street Painting Festival: Saturday, September 17th

rinkwide-webWatch the artists in action at the Providence Rotary Street Painting Festival on Saturday, September 17th at the ALEX AND ANI City Center! This fun free event allows artists to display their creative talents with chalk on 4’ x 4’ or 8’ x 8’ squares, while sponsors support the work of the Providence Rotary Charities Foundation. Public viewing starts at noon and continues through 6 PM, with music and food available for purchase.

Local community artists will judge the work and will give awards in several categories: under 12, middle school, high school, college, and adult/professional. Find out more about the event on Facebook!